A field of nine older runners will face off in the May 21 Hanshin Cup (gr. III) at Arlington Park, including defending champion Country Flavor.
- Bay Gelding
- Born 2006
|Jockey||Leandro R. Goncalves|
|Owner||Jim Tafel LLC|
|Breeder||Jim Taefel, L.L.C.|
|Country Flavor View Five-Cross Pedigree||Empire Maker||Unbridled|
After returning from the sidelines, Mission Impazible hopes to make another big score in New Orleans when he takes on Apart in the $125,000 Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III) on Feb. 19.
Gran Estreno, who posted a mild upset when winning the 2009 edition of the Washington Park Handicap (gr. III), returns in search of a repeat as part of a seven-horse field in the $150,000 race Sept. 4 at Arlington Park.
Jim Tafel's homebred Country Flavor, making his stakes debut for trainer Greg Geier, scored a 21-1 stunner in the $100,000 Hanshin Cup Handicap (gr. III) at Arlington Park May 29.
|Will Take Charge|
|Mucho Macho Man|
|Game On Dude|